Tag Archive: Life


Keep your browsing private for life for $49

It’s probably trite and a bit cliché at this point, but we increasingly live our lives online. Our bank information, personal information, likes, dislikes, and more are all over the internet — often whether we like it or not. That’s all data, and nowadays, data’s a commodity. You information is being bought and sold. Sometimes it’s simply to show you catered ads; other times it’s for the stuff that after school specials used to warn you about.

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Portal Home Wi-Fi System review: Life in the fast lane is great if you’re ready for it

Portal offers DFS “fast lane” technology, whether we’re ready for it or not.

Portal promises something different when it comes to Wi-Fi. It advertises this difference as being able to bring “fast lanes” to the devices you connect to your router so the connection is, well, faster. It can do this by using wireless channels normally reserved for radar systems in the unlicensed 5Ghz spectrum. Don’t worry if that sounds complicated, we’ll explain it further down the  [Read More…]

Try to bring the world back to life with Symphony of the Machine on PlayStation VR

The world seems barren, but with your help it doesn’t have to stay that way.

A world filled with bleak red canyons. A tower stretched up into the sky. A world waiting to come back to life. Symphony of the Machine brings all this and plenty more to a puzzle based game with gorgeous visuals, great music, but occasionally questionable controls. The premise of a mystery wrapped in a tower that control the weather is interesting enough,  [Read More…]

How to fix Galaxy S8 battery life problems

Battery life on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ is actually pretty good — but it can always be better.

After the first couple of week using a phone where battery life seems great, things can go south as we load up our new phone with all kinds of things and turn on every last feature. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ aren’t immune to battery shortcomings if you push them hard enough, and that means you’ll be looking  [Read More…]

How’s the battery life on your Galaxy S8 or S8+?

How’s your Galaxy S8 holding up after a few days?

A phone can be perfect in practically every other way, but if it falls down on the battery life front, no one is going to recommend it. Samsung’s recent flagships have always done alright on battery tests, but even without increasing the size, the Galaxy S8 is putting out considerably better results than its predecessor — at least according to our review.

But now that the phone  [Read More…]

Best tips for extending the life of your phone’s battery

How do I make sure my phone’s battery lasts as long as possible?

Most of us never think about the battery in our phone until it dies. When everything is working properly the battery should not be a part of the Android experience, other than not lasting long enough because we never put our phones down. The only time we ever think about the battery is when we have to charge it.

How you do that charging  [Read More…]

Life is a musical and these wallpapers are your song

Music makes us better, brings us together, and it helps me get back that spirit they stole!

It’s no secret that I’ve steeped my life in music. I do not leave the house without my trusty headphones, and I guard my authorizations for Google Play Music viciously because I will not be caught with a full device list. A music widget is always and forever a part of my home screen, but there are times I like  [Read More…]

How to fix LG G6 battery life problems

There are several ways to make sure your battery goes the full day, every day.

No matter how good battery life is on a phone, we always want more. The LG G6 manages to do pretty well with its 3300mAh battery, getting most of us through a full day of typical use — but of course, not every day is typical.

Whether it’s turning into a regular occurrence for your phone to hit 50% before lunch, or  [Read More…]

Blu Life One X2 Mini review

We’re in that interesting time of the year where a lot of manufacturers are in the process of launching or announcing their flagship smartphones. Indeed, this is when the big name brands come out with the models which vie for those end-of-year lists. If you’re in the market for a killer experience, this is your […]

BLU’s Life Max boasts an enormous battery for under £100

Amazon promo price gets you a 3,700mAh battery, fingerprint scanner and 5.5-inch display for £89.99.

Budget smartphone brand BLU continues to make inroads into Europe, and its latest effort, the Life Max, targets the entry-level segment with a surprisingly solid collection of hardware. The regular price for the phone is £109.99, but it’s on sale right now for £89.99.

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That gets you just about enough power for a decent, basic Android  [Read More…]